India family holiday, Taj, Tigers and Temples

“Combining local heritage and culture, national parks and local transport, this small group family holiday ticks many of India's boxes, and provides the security of an expert guide”


Old Delhi | Agra | Red Fort of Emperor Akbar | Taj Mahal | Fatehpur Sikri | Keoladeo Ghana National Park | Sariska National Park | Jaipur | Pushkar

Description of India family holiday, Taj, Tigers and Temples

This Indian Family Holiday, taj, tigers and temples, is ideal for first-timers to this vibrant and diverse country and will create lifelong memories for you and your brood. Itís a small group tours so itís ideal for people wanting to spend time with likeminded parents, plus youíll have the added security of an expert guide and a planned itinerary.

Youíll hop on board a camel in Rajasthan and explore Indiaís wild side at Sariska and Keoladeo Ghana National Parks, the latter a haven for birdlife, the former home to deer, wild boar, hyenas, crocodiles and leopards. Big city bustle comes in the form of Delhi and the pink city of Jaipur, and the princely state of Rajasthan will stimulate your childrenís imaginations through its crumbling forts, imposing palaces and the ancient ruined city of Fatehpur Sikri.

Getting around in India is half the fun and this trip takes full advantage of the local transport. Youíll ride cycle rickshaws and tuk tuks as well as taking to the rails on local trains Ė the perfect opportunity to get chatting to the locals.

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07 Apr 2019
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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: India family holiday, Taj, Tigers and Temples


Accommodation & Meals
This trip sees you spend 9 nights in standard city tourist hotels with en suite facilities. You will notice that our hotels employ locally and use local produce from markets in the area wherever possible. The hotels are waste and energy conscious and have their own policies like asking guests to turn off the power when leaving a room in order to save electricity. Where meals are not supplied, our group leaders always encourage people to try local restaurants and street food vendors. They can make recommendations which will help boost small businesses and celebrate local specialties. In Jaipur, Agra and Delhi, clients can even see how the food is made e.g. Masala Chai (Tea), Samosa (Mashed Potato Snacks), Jalebe (Indian Donuts), Lassi (Yoghurt Drink), etc.

With the exception of summer departures, this tour includes the wonderful chance to visit Ranthambore National Park for 2 game drives. Ranthambore is a tiger reserve under Project Tiger- a conservation effort which has now been running with progressing success for over 40 years. Tigers have been targeted for centuries by poachers for their fur and various body parts for Chinese medicine, but with increasing tourist numbers investing in a mutually safe form of tiger tourism, population numbers are on the rise. By paying National Park fees at Ranthambore, this tour contributes to the upkeep of this vital habitat for the tigers, deer, crocodiles, bird and plant life etc.

UK Office:
It all starts at home so we have first worked at reducing our carbon footprint in our UK Offices. Through energy conservation measures and recycling policies, we are proud to be actively reducing the waste produced and our impact on the environment. We support various projects all over the world to try and give something back to the places we visit.


Local Craft & Culture
We are keen to encourage guests to engage with the culture of Northern India and to purchase local crafts and services where possible. Your local guide will be able to recommend the best of the areaís colourful and vibrant markets and small businesses and through our commerce, tourist wealth is more evenly distributed. You might pick up some street food in Delhi or take the opportunity to explore the emporiums specialising in silks and brocades, have a massage by the banks of the Ganges or buy block printed material and pottery in Jaipur. There are locally crafted gifts and souvenirs available by most of the landmarks we visit, and your guides will be able to advise you on which to buy and which to avoid. For example, some bangles and other decorative items in Jaipur claim to be made of ivory and, although this is mostly fake, we are against the popularisation of this kind of product and make a point of including a warning in the briefing.

For years we have been involved in campaigning for tiger conservation in Bandhavgarh. In late summer 2014 we teamed up with The Corbett Foundation, an Indian charity dedicated to conservation-oriented research. They have proved instrumental in enabling us to get the funds to where they are needed. Through this we have now completed the building of a community hall at Tala Village, solar pumps in the park for wildlife and staff in the dry season, bio gas plants and smart stoves for villagers and provided the salary for 2 full time teachers at the government school. Our work in India continues to be of great significance and most recently we have been able to purchase a 4 wheel drive medical vehicle and pay for outreach medical support.

Group Size:
This small group tour has a maximum of 18 participants, meaning that we have a low impact on the environments and communities we visit and are able to ensure that we do not disrupt or lead to the displacement of local people. The small number also allows us to stay in unique, family-run hotels that cannot benefit from coach tours and other mass tourism due to their limited sizes.

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